TPD identifies body found on McArthur Street

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By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
November 3, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Tallahassee Police Department has identified the body that was found on McArthur Street on Friday morning.

TPD says the body found is that of 38-year-old Kaylyn S. Van De Wostine.

Violent Crime Investigators are working with technicians from TPD’s Forensic Unit to review all collected evidence. They also continue to interview all known witnesses after canvassing the neighborhood this morning.

The investigator in charge of the case is asking anyone who has information about this case to please call (850) 891-4200. Anyone with information may also call Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS if they wish to remain anonymous.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
November 3, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Tallahassee Police Department has launched a homicide investigation after a body was found on McArthur Street Friday morning.

Police responded to the scene in the 2600 block of McArthur Street at 7:57 a.m. after a passerby made the discovery.


TPD’s Violent Crimes and Forensics’ Units were called to the scene to assume the investigation. Officers say the body appears to be female.


Officers have taped off McArthur Street at the intersection of Nininger Street. McArthur Street is in the area between the Florida State University Rec SportsPlex and the Seminole Golf Course. Habitat for Humanity just built some new houses right across the street.

Neighbors in the area said this is a pretty quiet neighborhood. Some of discovered the chaotic scene of cop cars Friday morning while walking their kids to the bus stop.

There’s church and a school nearby, which raises some concern for the whole area.

"In all cases where someone is injured, this is going to effect the community, but as far as specific reasons to be concerned, we do not have any information at this time that there's a threat to the community," said Officer Dave Northway of Tallahassee Police.

Investigators are currently interviewing all known witnesses and processing the scene. Authorities are asking anyone with information about this case to call them at (850) 891-4200, or Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.

This is a developing story



 
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